Melissa is Greenpeace's senior video producer with more than 15 years experience in film.
If you told me three years ago that I’d be writing a Mother’s Day blog, I would have said “no way.” My own mother, principled dissident that she ...On May 9, 2014 / By Melissa Thompson
For Greenpeace’s first Vine challenge, we asked to see what a green offline meant to people as a way to raise awareness about powering our favorite online platforms ...On April 29, 2014 / By Melissa Thompson
There are so many things you can do for the planet all week to celebrate Earth Day. This year we’re asking you to do something a little different- ...On April 21, 2014 / By Melissa Thompson
(Photo above: Derrick Evans from Come Hell or High Water: the Battle for Turkey Creek, photo by Andrew Whitehurst) If you love the environment and you love movies, then ...On March 19, 2014 / By Melissa Thompson
Saying you’re from North Carolina these days is downright embarrassing. As a former resident, watching the news from my beautiful state has been devastating. The absurd climate change ...On August 28, 2013 / By Melissa Thompson
“They’re killing us,” says Eriel Deranger, about the companies behind the Tar Sands development. “This is getting dangerous,” says scientist/inventor Jay Harman about global warming. “I feel so ...On May 31, 2013 / By Melissa Thompson
“What should we call you?” I ask Leila Mendez before our Q and A session after a screening of Monsters, Greenpeace’s documentary about Leila and Chicago’s fight to ...On April 10, 2013 / By Melissa Thompson
Recently, I got the chance to see a sneak preview of a gorgeous, provocative new documentary: Musicwood. You can watch the trailer here: http://vimeo.com/12002721. The film (a three ...On June 21, 2011 / By Melissa Thompson
Some days I’m reminded that I have the coolest job in the world. Today is one of those days. It’s not everyday that I get to brag about ...On February 18, 2011 / By Melissa Thompson
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Greenpeace activists will be going on trial to fight felony charges for a protest at the P&G headquarters in Cincinnati.